Manikarnika Box Office Collections Day 1: Kangana Ranaut's film manages to pull in the masses in large numbers

Trade analyst Girish Johar said that Kangana Ranaut's film opened at the above average mark is expected to pick up pace over the weekend.
Kangana Ranaut,Manikarnika box office collection Kangana’s magnum opus has got 3,000 screens including Hindi, Tamil and Telegu regions.
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Helming her first directorial and doing a terrific job while she is at it, Kangana Ranaut proved her mettle with Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. The film hit the silver screens today and the audience as well as critics have applauded Kangana for essaying the role of Jhansi ki Rani fiercely. Along with Kangana, Manikarnika also marks the Bollywood debut of Ankita Lokhande as Jhalkaribai. Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, Atul Kulkarni, Jisshu Sengupta, Richard Keep, Suresh Oberoi and Danny Denzongpa form the rest of the cast. 

The film overcame many hurdles to see the light of this day. Manikarnika released across 3,700 screens worldwide. However, in India, Kangana’s magnum opus has got 3,000 screens including Hindi, Tamil and Telegu regions. The movie is also clashing with Nawazzudin Siddiqui’s Thackeray. While speaking about how the movie has been performing at the box office on its first day, trade analyst Girish Johar said, "The occupancy from what I have seen is around the mark of 30 per cent. This is above average and the film will pick up pace in the evening as people are liking it." 

He added, "From what I have heard so far, the reviews are pretty good. The reviews are ranging from good to above average." 

Johar also spoke about Kangana's directorial stint, he said, "Everyone has applauded Kangana Ranaut. It is a brave move for Kangana to release a film on this mammoth scale despite all the hurdles she had to face in terms of cast being changed and director leaving, so that is a huge responsibility. So, I would really want to pat her back for bringing out a film which everyone is enjoying." 

Have you watched Mainkarnika: The Queen of Jhansi? Did you like it? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Amazing! Kangana Beautiful, terrific movie, a must watch

Woah, superb movie, only Kangana could justify Manikarnika

8 crore on the opening day is a great opening! Only in paid reporting in pinkvilla. I know this will not be allowed in the comments.

Amazing movie

Terrific movie!! Kangana is stunners!!! I don’t know why people are trying to downplay how good this is. Looks like they don’t like her so pull her down and be happy with nepotistic mediocrity!! Please go watch it’s an amazing amazing movie!!

Awesome

Very nice movie. Must watch with kids!

Kangana’s dialogue delivery and Hindi accent is really bad. Plus her body language and physique is not that of a warrior or a queen. Average movie and too long

Must Watch.. Spectacular Performance........

Love love love her !!!

Too much propaganda, average film

bakwas

waste

total waste of time

total waste of time

Superb movie... superb acting !!! Must watch

Amazing tribute to Jhansi Laxmi Bhai ji.
Superb movie.

Kangana has proved that she is the queen of acting in bollywood!

Superb and must watch movie. Proud of Kangna.

superrrrrrrr

Kangana ji sooo dam proud of you ❤️❤️ You truly are exceptional !!

Amazing performance

Watch this for Kangana. Fabulous movie and what a strong performance by her.

super awesome movie kangana is queen of bollywood what a fantastic acting plus story is great too

Fabulous

Fabulous

She is a one woman wonder. Awesome movie.

Super hit movie and super duper performance by Kangana

Amazing movie!! Must watchh.. Kangana has given spectacular performance..

awosome acting

Kangana acting is perfect! She has done a great job.

WOW hail Queen. Maha Rani LaxmiBai ki jai.

Superhit! Go Kangana. Game changer. One woman show.

terrific.... Must watch for everyone...

YAY! So proud of her.

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